H.R. 4472 (109th): Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006

Introduced:

Dec 8, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 27, 2006

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 27, 2006.

Law:

Pub.L. 109-248

Sponsor:

James Sensenbrenner Jr.

Representative for Wisconsin's 5th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 26, 2006
Length: 64 pages

About the bill

Full Title

An act to protect children from sexual exploitation and violent crime, to prevent child abuse and child pornography, to promote Internet safety, and to honor the memory of Adam Walsh and other child crime victims.

Summary

The Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act is a federal statute that was signed into law by U.S. President George W. Bush on July 27, 2006. The Walsh Act organizes sex offenders into three tiers according to the crime committed, and mandates that Tier 3 offenders (the most serious tier) update their whereabouts every three months with lifetime ...

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History

Dec 8, 2005
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 8, 2006
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 20, 2006
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 21, 2006
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Jul 25, 2006
 
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 27, 2006
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This page is about a bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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